10 Interior and Exterior Door Ideas

Majestic Exterior Door in Brazilian Mahogany

Looking for door ideas that do justice to your home? We’ve got a picture gallery of great door ideas just for you.

Pictured is a rich mahogany exterior door with raised panels, two side pieces, and glass insets.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Brazilian mahogany
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Either

Single Mahogany French Door

One great door idea is a single french door. With low-E glass, this door can provide adequate insulation against the elements.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Brazilian mahogany
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Basic and Simple Exterior Door

Here’s a great door idea: finish it yourself. Sound crazy? Not so crazy when you consider how difficult it is to find an in-stock exterior door to match your home’s exterior color.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Brazilian mahogany (photo shows oak finish)
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Note that this door is sold unfinished.

Entry Door With Side Panels

Here’s an entry door idea that isn’t inexpensive. But the results are well worth it: a Brazilian mahogany door with two side molded, raised panels.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Brazilian mahogany (photo shows oak finish)
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Iron Grille Entry Door

A quite unique entry door idea: 14 gauge iron grille covering the window. It’s both secure and attractive.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Brazilian mahogany (photo shows oak finish)
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Unique Exterior Door With Wraparound Transom

You’ve heard of door transoms? For a very unique door idea, how about a wraparound transom. This Santa Fe/Western door is made of knotty alder, a wood with slight imperfections that add to its beauty.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Knotty alder
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Decorative New Mexico Style Exterior Door

It’s hard to do this door justice in a little picture. It’s made of Brazilian mahogany with 12 inset, hand-carved panels. The door is lightly distressed, meaning that it has been gently worked over to make it look like an antique door.

Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.

Interior or exterior?: Exterior

Door material: Brazilian mahogany (photo shows oak finish)

Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

Very Skinny Door? No, It’s an Alder Sidelight!

This is a side light or a door side panel. In this Door Ideas Guide, we have frequently featured doors that come with side lights. But did you know that you can buy stand-alone side lights? A brilliant idea!

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Knotty alder
  • Slab or pre-hung?: N/A

Arched Top Entry Door

An arched top entry door gives your house exterior the style it needs for instant curb appeal.

  • Manufacturer: AAW, Inc.
  • Interior or exterior?: Exterior
  • Door material: Knotty alder
  • Slab or pre-hung?: Both available

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